AUSTIN – The Texas Parks and Wildlife Commission approved $10.4 million in competitive grant funds yesterday for 39 community parks across the state.
Funding will help local communities create and enhance outdoor recreational opportunities through projects like hike and bike trails, butterfly and scent gardens, dog parks, and fishing piers.
Three types of grants were awarded:
Click here for the full list of recipients.
Money for the grants comes from a portion of the sporting goods sales tax through the Texas Recreation & Parks Account and the Texas Large County & Municipality Recreation & Parks Account. Additional money comes from the federal Land and Water Conservation Fund. Congress appropriates program funding each year.
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